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now on "action news" at 12:30. another day and more names being hinted as possibles for the trump white house team including former new york city mayor, rudy giuliani. and fire at one montgomery school forces students to stay home for the day. and ben franklin's burial place in need of repairs, how a fun tradition is behind the damage. now the details, donald trump's white house continues to take shape on decisions who will stand behind him on his team. this as president obama makes his final trip overseas. we are joined now from washington with more. >> reporter: sara good afternoon. as you mentioned we know who our next president is going to be now everyone is focused on who will join him in the white house. after the intense scrutiny over his first decision we are waiting to see who is next. >> president-elect donald trump is beefing up his white house and the rumors are flying, all eyes are on rudy giuliani the
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former new york city mayor and long time trump loyalist as secretary of state. another contender, former u.s. ambassador john bolton. >> john would be a good choice? >> is there anyone better? >> maybe me i don't know. >> stephan bannon as chief strategist and white house counselor. he led the charge to turn the site breitbart into the site for theality right. accused of being racist and anti-semitic. >> there is no sugar coating that a white nation lift is named chief strategist for the white house. >> and they are finding themselves in a delicate balance, like recently reelected paul ryan, he offers a restrained opinion on bannon.
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the president will be judged on his results. this is a person that helped him win an incredible victim and campaign. >> and trump's election overshadowing president obama's final trip overseas. >> the jump i think of leaders to try to address people's real legitimate concerns and channel them in the most constructive ways possible. >> reporter: he went on to say he was surprised by the results of the election. he will help with the peaceful transition of power to make sure it's a success because that would be a success for the american people. >> all right thank you for that report. turning now to the forecast, the rain is moving out and we have a nice stretch of fall weather to enjoy. as we look live from sky 6 hd at philadelphia international airport the clouds are moving out as you can tell and it's not
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too cold. david murphy is out on the terrace with the details from accuweather. a nice november afternoon, it looks like a number of them in a row before another cool down and another shot of rain. lets start you with satellite and radar and parts of the area got the rain as expected this morning. some of you dodged the bullet and pushing up now to the north with sprinkles across the delaware river from trenton to the northern. they are fall ago part though. and we have sunshine returning now across the region, not a lot of rain in philadelphia we didn't measure anything. although i can tell you on the terrace for a brief time a light sprinkle or shower falling. this was not a big impactful fall event. they got an inch. 60 in philadelphia feeling pretty good. in new york where we are cloudier and sprinkle left over you are at 48 degrees. but down the pike in washington 62 and everybody is recovering.
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there are winded out there but not all that strong with the area of low pressure pull ago way and a 10 miles per hour wind in philadelphia. again a lot blustery up in new york city closer to that low. here is where the number goes, 61 by 2:00 and a high of 62 at 3:00, and by dinner time. back in the mid-40s and quickly into the mid-40s by 10:00. and a lot of us wind up in the 30s overnight. we'll take a look at the seven-day forecast and we start out cold tomorrow but another nice afternoon and a series of those as we head into the weekend. rick all the details ahead from accuweather. >> thank you. as always, make 6abc.com/weather a regular stop on your pc and mobile devices, you'll find what you need to stay ahead of changes in the forecast and use facebook and twit toward connect with our meteorologists for updates as well. police identified a possible suspect after a woman was stabbed multiple times in mount
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holly, the victim was attacked on monroe street and air-lifted to the hospital in critical condition. this appears to be a domestic violence incident. they do know who the suspect is and did not release the person's name yet. >> a man from morrisville, pennsylvania, was shot in trenton new jersey this morning, the victim was found on the 1400 block of edge wood avenue, trenton desks are looking for a motive and no arrests are made yet. a fire in a school in montgomery county appears to have been an accident. firefighters were called to the lake side school at 2:30 this morning. flames were coxing from a classroom in the back of the school. school was closed for the day. another name is added to the race for governor in new jersey, democratic assemblyman announced he is running for governor in 2017. he cochaired the legislative inquiry into the controversial
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george washington bridge closures. governor christie's term ends in 2018. a bucks county school district eases concerns from parents and students from recent acts of vandalism and harassment. they held a meeting in new town, and comes amid a series of incidents at council rock high school where black and gay students are targets of hate speech. some say the threats predate election day. >> it's not just because someone got elected as president this is happening. apparently this is happening before. >> we are all saddened and invested in making certain we address it and tackle it. >> they are monitori ining cafeterias and hallways closely. the home of one of our
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founding fathers needs repair. now a fundraising campaign is launched to fix ben franklin's house. annie mccormick has the story. >> it's a big site for tourism in philadelphia. ben franklin's home. and this is destroying the gravesite, the culprit is pennies that people throw thanks to one of his famous quotes. a penny saved is a penny earned. 4,000 there's a year is collected from the pennies. >> to repair the gravestone costs $76,000. and we did our best to race 66,000 and we need another 10,000 there's. the historical group is seeking funds another way. they created a go fund me page. >> he was the fundraiser of his
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day. he went around selling lottery tickets and that is how we raised funds for that. >> people have come to see the gravestone, a simple marble slab created after franklin's death in 1790 and it draws people here. >> brides would do it on their way to christ's church. >> it's not the main cause of the crack but it does not help. >> and moisture between the base and original stone is to blame too and the tradition isn't going away. they hope to have the money raised by december 31st to have the gravestone fixed in time for franklin's anniversary in april. >> some of philadelphia's brightest minds are getting together to share ideas at the annual think fest. the day long discussion about
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issues impacting physical's future. a little friendly competition taught students about recycling in cherry hill. the sixth graders were split into teams for the trash damage challenge. they threw is into one of three bins, the group that sorted the most correctly walk add way with drawinging rights. it is going to be a big night tonight in philadelphia. several local music legends will get the prestigious award. patti labelle and leon huff will receive the award at the gala center named after the famous opera singer and recognizes artists for their humanitarian efforts. our own monica malpass will host tonight's gala. there is more ahead here on "action news" at 12:30, a dangerous record attempt taking
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place overseas. a group trying to swim across the dead sea. >> and this sinkhole in jab an is no more, find out how quickly the hole was repaired.
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they have launched a serious operation on two russian provinces. they said that russian war planes are targeting ammunition depots and training camps and missionaries. and they are continuing strikes on allepo. right now eight states are battling smoke and flames with north carolina and georgia hit the hardest. as abc reports they believe most of the fires are a result of
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arson. >> flames tearing across the southeast with firefighters battling 42 fires overnight and some believed to be man made. >> we ask for information on anyone that may have started these fires. johnny molens here on facebook being aware of flames. >> the aspiring weather man later allegedly confessed he set the fire in eastern kentucky to get more facebook followers. the remaining suspicious fires are under investigation, and in north carolina the situation so dire the mandatory evacuation is in place. >> the conditions are terrible so dry just tossing aigarette in your front yard could cause a fire. >> orange in parts of georgia.
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>> it went into my lungs and hi to get out of here. >> i lived here all my life, 65 years never seen it like this. hopefully it rains, but i don't see rain in the forecast. >> there is no rain in the forecast any time soon and the north carolina governor says the worst case scenario, the largest fire there could burn until march. abc news new york. swimmers from around the world gathered in the middle east this morning for what is called the dead sea challenge. a nine mile swim from jordan to israel. they plunged into the waters for the seven mile journey. to draw attention to the deterioration. the swimmers are all wearing especially designed masks to protect them from the water. later tonight celebrity magician david blaine returns to
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prime time with his most reve revealing stunt yet. >> the illusionist taking to the streets in a cutting edge hour of death defying stunts. he performs for celebrities like johnny depp and david beckham. he will learn new tricks and use them for the first time. >> it airs at 10:00 here on 6 abc followed by "action news" at 11:00. it disappeared almost as quickly as it appeared. the way repairs were made to a giant sinkhole in japan. it swallowed an entire city block. workers worked around the clock to fill in the 50 foot deep hold with sand and cement and then another 48 hours to reinstall
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all the utilities and resurface the road. nobody was hurt. still ahead on "action news" at 12:30rks another check of the forecast for you. stepping live outside sky 6 hd showing us a pretty picture at the beach in cape may, new jersey. turn things around? what if you could... love your numbers? discover once-daily invokana®. it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c. a pill taken just once in the morning, invokana® is used along with diet and exercise to significantly lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. in fact, it's been proven to be more effective at lowering a1c than januvia. invokana® works around the clock by reducing the amount of sugar allowed back into the body, and sending some sugar out through the process
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it's time to turn things around. lower your blood sugar with invokana®. imagine loving your numbers. there's only one invokana®. ask your doctor about it by name. a new business in texas takes the mess out of washing your dog. izzy's pet emporium is running near houston. two size wash tubs to accommodate little and big doors, the baths are priced by dog size and weight but ranges between $10 and $15. >> makes you give paws there. >> probably true. >> any way meteorologist, david murphy, has a check of the accuweather forecast. and the sun is starting to come out. >> in fact in a moment we'll show you a lot of that on sky 6 hd, right now stormtracker 6 live double scan we do have the
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rain off to the north and east of philadelphia, it bothered us during the morning commute and now fast to depart. lets get you a look at that on sky 6 hd, over the commodore barry bridge we said that clouds would give way to sun but that is a heck of a lot of sun and the temperatures are climbing up there pretty well today. forecast highlights today we are in the process of drying out and even road surfaces and the grass is starting to dry out now. wednesday and thursday, it's going to be nice with a lot of sunshine and highs in the low 60s, friday and saturday, nicer as we get into the mid-60s in much of the region, here we go, temperature now is 63 degrees and dew point 36 and indication of how dry the air has become. winds out of the north at 10 miles per hour. breezy out there and not too bad. it's still massing up toward new york city and we have cooler temperatures, and windier conditions around that center of
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low pressure drive that rain through, we are farther away from the low and the sun is coming back and winds are comfortable and the rain is gone. 62 is the high in philadelphia, we'll get up to 63 in wilmington and 58 in allentown and trenton. 61 in trenton and millville. and up the coast in atlantic city. and here is where the numbers go, we get them tumbling later on tonight. 62 is the high around 3:00, by 4:00 we are starting at 60. decent from now until 4:00, 6:00, 54, cooler after dark and 48 by 8:00. and the forecast low overnight for philadelphia is 41 but some models suggest that even in philadelphia we may slip into the upper 30s overnight and as you look at the temperatures at midnight and where they go at dawn, the latest model projection has us down to 38 in
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philadelphia and colder than that in out lying suburbs, never fear if you step outside and it's on the cold side it won't stay that way. a weak frontal boundary coming at us. a short wave, ahead of it we get a nice flow out of the west that bumps up us to 62 degrees and the front comes through and the air behind it not all that much different and we continue the mild play for the rest of week. and as that weak boundary comes through its a shower touched off here and there. but it's not amounting to much. your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast a high of 62 today and clouds mixing with some sun and tomorrow partly sunny to mostly sunny and mild with another high of 62, thursday lets repeat. 62 degree and nice with a decent amount of sunshine and friday takes the cake mostly sunny skies with a high of 66 and the first half of the weekend looking good partly sunny and great on sunday with another
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high of 66 and that bodes well for the philadelphia half marathon. the full marathon is sunday and that is a different kind of day, a high of 49 degrees and maybe showers around for runners and brisk and chilly on monday. we want to remind you here at 6 abc, lending a hand to help our neighbors this holiday season. join us tomorrow for the annual fundraising event, and our own sara bloomquist will host the live food bank from 4:00 until 6:30 p.m. volunteers and special guests will be on the phones taking your donations, for more information on how to connect, share and give at 6abc.com. dancing with the stars is down to the final four couples. tara and sasha -- >> last night tara and sasha were eliminated despite having two perfect dances, each duo
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performs two routes evens including a trio challenge. laurie hernandez remains at the top of the leader board. the finale airs next week on 6 abc. topping the people scene, drain the rock johnson is named "people" magazine's sexiest man alive. sorry rick. >> oh man. >> he was crown the winner this morning. he says the honor means quote, he has pretty much reached the pinnacle. he lent his voice to the character mona and last year's winner was soccer standout david beckham. you'll get over it -- >> bruno mars as a new album and world tour and stopping here in philadelphia. the magic tour will be at the wells fargo center on february 10th.
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tickets go on sale november 21st. what do we want our kids to learn? how to game a test... or test themselves in a game? how to master an exam... or examine a master? how to be robots... or build robots? the njea believes students deserve a well-rounded education- including arts, music, technology,
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and so much more. that's why we're working with parents and communities to reduce the emphasis on high stakes testing. because when you limit the tests, they can test the limits... of their potential.
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final quick check of the accuweather forecast. >> nice out there and the rain is gone in the northern and western suburbs, highs around 60 and there abouts any way, and cloudy and more and more sunshine breaking out as we continue to dry out up north and clouds and sun in the center portion of the region and spots could get to 62 and 63 and down the shore mid-50s with a mix of clouds and sun. >> thank you david. finally at noon, taking out the trash could be a tedious chore unless are you this toddler from texas. he rolls out the bin to say hello to his favorite trash man. he stops in his tracks whenever he hears the truck coming. it began a year ago when lance's family moved in and they made him a trash man costume with a
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reflective vest. a look at stories up next on "action news" at 5:00. >> local responders turned to an app to save lives we'll show you how they will use it at malls and parks. and see if this space saving alternativescil produced results. >> don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. >> i'm rick williams have a nice afternoon. we'll see you tonight.
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